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In Memory of

William A. Taylor

August 25, 1932 - March 28, 2015

Obituary


Dacusville



South Carolina





William Alton Taylor, Jr., 82, died March 28. A native and former mayor of Covington, Virginia, he has lived in South Carolina since 1974. He spent his working years in the Pulp and Paper Industry as a mechanical engineer traveling throughout the U.S.A. and Europe. In retirement he built a home, a barn, many radio control airplanes and stained glass. He volunteered for 10 years at the Samaritan Health Clinic of Pickens County.





However, his love of family was the focus of his...

Dacusville



South Carolina





William Alton Taylor, Jr., 82, died March 28. A native and former mayor of Covington, Virginia, he has lived in South Carolina since 1974. He spent his working years in the Pulp and Paper Industry as a mechanical engineer traveling throughout the U.S.A. and Europe. In retirement he built a home, a barn, many radio control airplanes and stained glass. He volunteered for 10 years at the Samaritan Health Clinic of Pickens County.





However, his love of family was the focus of his life.





His family includes Jo Ann, his wife of 61 years, children Jeff (wife Nancy), Greg (wife Peggy), Jenny (husband Tom Pettigrew), and Kirk (wife Mary Helen). Ten grandchildren: Callie, Nina, Claire, Jeffrey, Casey, Nathan, Alison, Kara, Kelly, Merritt and two great grandchildren, Elsie and Addison. Also surviving are sisters Elsie Slough, Alice Vernon and numerous nieces and nephews.





In lieu of flowers Memorials may be made to: Samaritan Health Clinic, 303 Dacusville Highway, Easley, South Carolina 29640 or Pickens Presbyterian Church 311 West Main Street, Pickens, South Carolina 29671.





A celebratory visitation of Bill’s happy life will be Friday from 4pm until 8pm at his home in Dacusville.





A service celebrating Christian love and Fellowship in Christ will be held 3 pm Saturday, at Pickens Presbyterian Church.